Traffic jam in southwest Calgary outside COVID-19 testing centre

Traffic in southwest Calgary was disrupted Wednesday afternoon due to a long lineup of cars outside a COVID-19 testing centre

Traffic in a southwest Calgary neighbourhood is being disrupted due to long lineups outside the COVID-19 testing centre.

Calgary police were tweeting about the traffic tie-ups shortly after 3 p.m.

"We've been advised of traffic disruptions on Bannister Road S.E. between 146 Ave & 149 Ave due to a long line of traffic waiting to enter the #COVID test centre," they tweeted.

They advised motorists to avoid the area if local access wasn't required.

Traffic advisory:

We've been advised of traffic disruptions on Bannister road S.E., between 146 Ave & 149 Ave due to a long line of traffic waiting to enter the #COVID test center.

Please avoid the area if local access is not required. #yyctraffic@cityofcalgary pic.twitter.com/p9hhmoiWYm

— Calgary Police (@CalgaryPolice) October 28, 2020